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Kimberly Peirce


Kimberly Peirce was born on September 8, 1967 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA. She is a director and writer, known for Boys Don't Cry (1999), Carrie (2013) and This Film Is Not Yet Rated (2006). See full bio »

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 2015 Halt and Catch Fire (TV Series) (1 episode)
 2015 TURN: Washington's Spies (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Valley Forge (2015)
 2013 Carrie
 2008 Stop-Loss
 2006 The L Word (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Lifeline (2006)
 1995 Boys Don't Cry (Short)
 1994 The Last Good Breath (Short)
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Other Works:

TV commercial for Independent Film Channel (2000)

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2 Interviews | 5 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Katherine Peirce | Kim Peirce
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Personal Quote:

(On The Godfather (1972)) It showed me that I can take that love of the gangster movie and I can screen it through a family drama. In both my movies, family is really important, violence is really important. I'm really interested in the psychological and the authentic portrayal of violence-particularly violence that comes out of emotions. Before "The Godfather", I don't know that you could have ... See more »

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She has a B.A. in English and Japanese literature from University of Chicago and an M.F.A. in film from Columbia University. She lived in Japan for two years and worked as a photographer, and has written magazine articles about film. See more »

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Virgo

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I wish she could direct Beau_nz
What's she been doing for the last 5 or 6 years? joannethrax
Boys Don't Cry movieman82us
A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius carlwh
I met her!! chocoholic112
should direct the new kurt cobain movie heavier than heaven rschn25669
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